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*Date of Seniority Royal Navy

QUEADE, Charles R.N., * 15 April 1807 (Date of Seniority Royal Navy)

Charles Queade was entered in the Navy List of Medical Officers in 1814

Charles Queade was employed as surgeon on the convict ships Pilot  in 1817, Minerva in 1819,  Minerva in 1821 (he returned to England on the Minerva); and the Phoenix in 1824 (to VDL). He embarked on the Grenada in February 1825 bound for Madras in medical charge of the detachment of troops.

In September 1824 he requested a 2000 land grant as he was anxious to settle in the colony after his four voyages as surgeon superintendent. 1200 acres was reserved for him for eighteen months. (50)

 In 1838 he resided at 54 Norton Street, Marylebone. He was robbed of a writing desk there which contained a Bank of England note for 100 and various other things of considerable value.  -


He was on the List of Surgeons of the Royal Navy fit for service in 1841.

Charles Queade resided at Margaret Street, Marylebone in 1851. The Census records that he was 63 years of age, unmarried and a surgeon of the Royal Navy on half pay. He was born around 1788 in Enniskillen, Ireland.

In the 1861 Census he is listed as a lodger living at Belgrave street Islington.

He died on 12 December 1866 at 6 Belgrave road Junction road Highgate Hill, Middlesex and left an estate of under 3000. His nephew Major William Henry Queade was the sole executer of the estate. It may have been the same Captain Queade of the 12th regiment who was stationed at Ballarat during the Eureka Stockade.


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